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Turkey’s Erdogan opens world’s biggest airport in Istanbul

Turkey opens 'world's largest airport' in Istanbul

Turkey opens world’s biggest Airport with a grand ceremony on Republic Day Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan opened a new $11.7 billion airport outside Istanbul that will be one of the world’s largest airport when it will be fully operational in January. The new airport, located some 20 miles outside Istanbul on the coast of the Black Sea, will cover 76.5 ... Read More »

Singapore Airlines resumes world’s longest flight to New York

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Passengers all set for world’s longest flight to New York from Singapore Singapore Airlines is resuming world’s longest flight route from Singapore to New York’s Newark airport, a “great circle” distance of 9,529 miles. Flight SQ 22 is due to depart at 11.35pm (Singapore time) from Changi Airport in Singapore and will arrive in at Newark Liberty International Airport at ... Read More »

PIA revokes discount policy for the elderly and handicapped

PIA administration also halted its flights to some international destinations due to the losses Pakistan International Airline (PIA) announced to withdraw discounted rates for senior citizens and handicapped individuals due to financial crises. According to PIA press release that it will no longer give 40%discounts to the elderly citizens and the disable citizens. PIA offered senior citizens, 65 and above ... Read More »

2017 was safest year in history for passengers around the world

2017 was safest year in history for passengers around the world

No jets crashed in passenger service, where more people flew to more places than ever Despite the highest volume of passenger flew to more places than ever, 2017 was the safest year on record for airline passengers. In year 2017, there were no passenger plane accidents as evidenced by figures from two separate consultant agencies, The Aviation Safety Network and Dutch-based ... Read More »

Saudi Airlines to operate first Baghdad flight in 27 years

Saudia will fly twice a day from the Red Sea city of Jeddah to Baghdad The Saudi Arabia state-owned airline will start regular flights to Baghdad on October 30, Flynas plane land in the Iraqi capital is first commercial flight since 1990.. Saudi Arabia state media said the resumption of flights is in line with growing ties between the two brotherly countries and ... Read More »

Hybrid electric planes could be up in the air by 2022

Hybrid electric planes could be up in the air by 2022

Zunum Aero’s hybrid-electric planes announced to start its flight starting in 2022 A hybrid-electric startup Zunum Aero, backed by the venture capital arms of Boeing Co and JetBlue Airways Corp has released the design specifications for its debut 12-seat production aircraft. The company has announced its first major plane since emerging from stealth mode back in April with big plans to ... Read More »

This 6-year-old boy just flew an Etihad airplane

This 6-year-old boy just flew an Etihad airplane

Child dressed in a pilot suit specially-made for him surprises everyone on Etihad flight A 6-year-old child’s dream came true as he got to be a pilot for a day on a flight heading from Morocco to Abu Dhabi. The kid earned this honour after a video of him explaining an aircraft’s operating systems to Etihad Airways pilots went viral. Etihad Airways ... Read More »

Qatar Airways launches global promotion offer

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The offers are valid for travel between Sept 15 this year and May 31 next year Qatar Airways has announced ‘Global Travel Boutique’ promotion, offering passengers from around the world amazing fares on flights in both Economy and Business Class. The promotion also offers a chance to win once-in-a-lifetime Mega prizes, including the chance to fly free to any Qatar ... Read More »

Emirates and flydubai announce extensive partnership

Emirates and flydubai announce extensive partnership

Emirates, flydubai carriers partner to fly across 200 destinations Dubai-based airlines Emirates and flydubai have unveiled their extensive partnership agreement including integrated network collaboration and coordinated scheduling. Under the partnership, two government-owned carriers will work together on coordinating their networks and schedules to offer more connections through Dubai in addition to code-sharing on each other’s flights. Although, it is not ... Read More »

PAF Hercules attracts huge crowds at Royal Air Tattoo Show 2017

PAF Hercules attracts huge crowds at Royal Air Tattoo Show 2017

Pakistan Air Force aircraft is participating in Royal Air Tattoo Show in UK Thousands of aviation visitors from all over the world took keen interest in the splendidly painted PAF aircraft at the Rtoyal International Air Show-2017 being held at Royal Air Force Base, Fairford (UK). The star of the show PAF C-130E Hercules conveys the message of peace through ... Read More »

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